America's least respected companies

A survey ranks brands from a business perspective, not on products. Favorability is based on remarks on a company's reputation, perceptions of its management and its investment potential.

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Sep 20, 2013 10:07PM

They forgot the #1 Least Respected Entity--


The Federal Government.

Sep 20, 2013 8:24PM
All of the news agencies. They have become nothing more than hacks for the parties they support. Yes I include Fox, MSNBC, and CNN. It is virtually impossible to get an unbiased news story anymore.
Sep 21, 2013 12:59AM
Seriously, Big Lots....Denny's?? How about Bank of America, Chase, Monsanto. Companies that have caused real damage to our country.
Sep 20, 2013 9:54PM
 You forgot Comcast cable, Bank of America and Chase...
Sep 20, 2013 10:08PM

bank of America is the most greedy nasty  bank


Sep 20, 2013 9:28PM
Sep 20, 2013 8:14PM
And let me add Walmart, McDonalds and the Golden Corral for lousy treatment of employees.
Sep 20, 2013 8:21PM

"More recently, one of Denny's largest franchisees pressed CEO John Miller to add 5% to menu items to cover Obamacare expenses. The franchisee also suggested that customers offset higher menu prices by being less generous with their tips".


This is the modern day equivalent of saying "Let them eat cake"

Sep 20, 2013 9:48PM
Add T-Mobile, Dish, Citibank, CapitalOne Bank, and AARP.
Sep 20, 2013 8:57PM
It's funny that the politicians that passed the NON affordable care act aren't subject to it whatsoever.  "Useful idiots" are kept up in arms about "Other" matters.  Kind of like Nero fiddling while Rome burns.  

Insurance policies are climbing astronomically - for the public school teachers in my small town - over $500.00 a month - for family policies.  People are going to see companies that have traditionally been good to their employees back off - simply because it is SO expensive.   Look at the UNIONS right now - hedging; not implementing their part - wanting waivers.  

It isn't going to be cheap to provide Medicaid to all the illegals this administration plans on registering as democrats.  Oh, but you'll all get to pay their premiums, just like what is going on RIGHT NOW in Arkansas.  

And then if the media can keep you all focused on the big, bad companies.  
Sep 20, 2013 8:28PM
I have 1.4 million flight miles on Delta and don't use them unless I have to these days. The planes are dirty, the seats jammed together, the flight attendants surly, and the prices higher than other airlines. As a + million miler I have perpetual Silver Medallion status and that is pretty much worth spit. Might as well use the cheapest seat from point A to point B as there is no difference in airlines these days. 
Sep 20, 2013 10:01PM
I would have left these out and included all medicare supplement businesses, all FDA approved "ask your doctor" junk piills, all reverse mortgage schemes and all insurance companies of any sort, including auto, home, fire, etc.  I see the legal drug dealers and the illegald drug dealers as much the same.  They both addict and kill people.  The main difference is the legal drug dealers pay taxes and advertise openly, thereby addicting and killing more.  Yet nobody sees a calamity coming.  Our nation is becoming addicted and we blame it all on the little backstreet drug dealer on the corner.
Sep 20, 2013 10:36PM
Is it any surprise Delta, or an airline should get a negative rep, when they've taken to nickel and diming people for everything (more like bucking)?  When they start charging for peanuts, and follow the lead of banks who had invented a fee for just about everything; expect to get the negative reputation that comes along with such business practices, among potential customers ;)
Sep 20, 2013 8:45PM
h&r block screwed me over a few years ago.  it took awhile to correct their error at my inconvenience.  I've been on turbo tax ever since and will probably never use another service.
Sep 20, 2013 8:14PM
Marlboro...America's leading cause of lung cancer and emphysema deaths.
Sep 20, 2013 8:47PM
al-literate couldn't agree with you more. all news agencies are hacks for the 1%. If you do investigative reporting you'll get knocked off like Micheal Hastings!
Sep 20, 2013 8:42PM
Walmart is #1 in my book. The next Montgomery Wards!
Sep 20, 2013 8:27PM
If you live in Vegas, casinos are least respected by their employees.
Sep 20, 2013 8:51PM
Wow Jet Blue continues to crap on its customers with long delays and yet Delta ranks below them?
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